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Video Playlist: English Language Learners

Video Playlist: English Language Learners

We're excited to present a six-part video series showcasing an exemplar unit focused on ELA ins... read more

Teacher Toolkit: English Language Learners

Teacher Toolkit: English Language Learners

Best Practices 5 Key Strategies for Instruction Deeper Learning for English Language Learners ... read more

Top Five Vocabulary Strategies for English Language Learners

Top Five Vocabulary Strategies for English Language Learners

50,000 words by high school graduation. That’s the challenge English Language Learners (ELLs) ... read more

Words Matter: Quality Instruction for English Language Learners

Words Matter: Quality Instruction for English Language Learners

Last spring, as I renewed my National Board Certification, I was struck by how much has changed... read more

Supporting English Learners in the Primary Classroom

Supporting English Learners in the Primary Classroom

Common Core Standards ask students to construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of ... read more

Finding the Voice of English Learners

Finding the Voice of English Learners

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the famous American poet, once said, “The human voice is the organ ... read more

Engaging Newcomers in Language and Content

Engaging Newcomers in Language and Content

As of today, there are nearly 5 million English Language Learners (ELLs) in U.S. schools, and E... read more

New Course on Academic Language for ELLs

New Course on Academic Language for ELLs

Do you have English language learners (ELLs) who need to develop and accelerate academic language... read more

Key Strategies for Developing Oral Language

Key Strategies for Developing Oral Language

Being able to talk and express your thoughts clearly is vital in life. Yet, too many students are... read more

#TchLIVE: Meeting The Needs of Diverse Learners

#TchLIVE: Meeting The Needs of Diverse Learners

One of the things I love most about being a teacher is how intellectually stimulating my job is. ... read more

Three Ways to Engage Visual Learners

Three Ways to Engage Visual Learners

I work with a variety of students, many of whom are English Language Learners or have specific ... read more

Meeting The Needs of Diverse Learners

Meeting The Needs of Diverse Learners

As a teacher, I'm always reflecting on my practice and working to learn and improve. This year,... read more

My Salute to English Teachers

My Salute to English Teachers

In 1949, when I was twenty-one years old, I took a creative writing course at the New School in... read more

Technology Integration to Support Language Development in the Primary Classroom

Technology Integration to Support Language Development in the Primary Classroom

One of the most challenging aspects for educators of English language learners (ELLs) is accura... read more

Bridging Content and Language: Strategies from a Dual Language Classroom

Bridging Content and Language: Strategies from a Dual Language Classroom

Whether this is your first, tenth, or maybe even your last year of teaching, you’re probably st... read more

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